[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/POLITICS/11/25/transition.wrap/art.robertgates.ap.jpg caption="Defense Secretary Robert Gates is expected to stay on, according to sources."]Maureen Miller
Another day and another name is being added to "Team Obama". Defense Secretary Robert Gates is expected to stay on the job at the Pentagon in the new administration, according to sources close to the transition.
President-elect Obama will be inheriting two wars, in Iraq and Afghanistan. That's why sources have said he's interested in keeping Gates as Defense Secretary.
Do you agree with Obama's decision?
Tonight we're also tracking the latest cash infusion to fix the U.S. economy. Did you see the latest plan? We're talking about an extra $800 billion to help with the credit crunch. The goal: jumpstart lending by banks to consumers and small businesses.
Yes, the $800 billion is on top of the $700 billion bailout package for banks and Wall Street firms passed by Congress last month.
Is this a sign the original bailout plan is not working?
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson says no.
"I wish, and I know everybody wishes, that one piece of legislation, and then magically the credit markets would unfreeze," he said. "That's not the type of situation we're dealing with."
Where is this new cash infusion coming from? CNN's Chief Business Correspondent Ali Velshi will explain the new plan tonight on AC360°.
Plus, did a woman push a teenager to suicide in a MySpace Hoax? Jury deliberations have begun in the federal trial in California.
Lori Drew, 49, is accused of conspiracy and three counts of accessing a computer without authorization. Investigators say she created a phony profile of a boy on the MySpace web site to harass 13-year-old Megan Meier.
Investigators say Meier wrote, "You're the kind of boy a girl would kill herself over" after getting messages from "Josh Evans".
Meier later hung herself in her home.
We'll have all these stories and more tonight on AC360°.
See you then.
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